Peadar Toibin

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New junior minister Joe McHugh, who was appointed to the Gaeltacht post even though he does not speak Irish. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

One person is not going to save the Irish language, Minister of State Joe Mc Hugh said in his defence after a blistering attack on the Government’s at(...)

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin has called on the Government to commit to an annual allocation of €35 million for the development of community mental health teams and to properly resource mental health services. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

MARIE O’HALLORAN The State’s treatment of some sectors of society is damaging their mental health, the Dáil has heard.Sinn Féin health spokesman Caoim(...)

Former Labour TD Patrick Nulty: Dublin West byelection follows his resignation. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The Government has confirmed the byelections in Dublin West and Longford-Westmeath will take place on May 23rd, the date of the local and Eur(...)

Peadar Toibín: “Despite the life-threatening absence of ambulances around the State, 60 senior management drive home, for their own purposes, in fully kitted-out ambulances worth €100,000,’’

The Department of Health was reviewing the personal use of ambulances by managers in the service, Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howli(...)

“Broken Irish is better than clever English”

It will take 100 years for 1 per cent of the public service to be able to provide services in Irish at the current rate of implementation of t(...)

“All local resources were engaged on emergency calls at the time of this incident,” the HSE said, “and the nearest available emergency ambulance was dispatched from Virginia once it became free.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A terminally ill pensioner who suffered a head wound in a fall at her Meath home had to lie dazed for an ambulance to arrive – 87 minutes after(...)

Leaflets for Sinn Féin candidates Noleen Reilly and Joe Reilly showing the incorrect date for the the local elections.

Sinn Féin has been left with egg on its face after it emerged that tens of thousands of leaflets were printed which gave the wrong date for the(...)

Peadar Tóibín TD speaking at the inaugural National Hospital Campaign meeting in the Red Cow Hotel, Dublin, last month. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A new national campaign against the closure and downgrading of local hospitals was meeting in Co Laois today. Precise steps leading up to a national(...)

Peadar Toibin (centre), seen here beside Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams (right) and  Dessie Ellis, is to rejoin the party after a six-month suspension.

Meath West TD Peadar Toíbín is set to rejoin the Sinn Féin parliamentary party at the end of the month, ending his six month period in the wilderness (...)

Sinn Fein Meath West TD Peadar Toíbín who is to rejoin the party.

Meath West TD Peadar Toíbín is to rejoin the Sinn Fein parliamentary party almost following a six month suspension. Mr Toíbín lost the party whip in t(...)

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